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a deal to save us from one of the highest tax hikes in u.s. history. >> senators and staffers now behind closed doors. we are told they are trying to put together a plan to help us from all going over the fiscal cliff. we are within 72 hours of the deadline, and tonight the new developments. in the wake of the shooting at sandy hook elementary, gun sales are on the rise. what is driving the spike? and the growing number of teachers who are looking to arm themselves. also, one man's trash becomes a child's musical treasure. you'll meet the children's orchestra that plays instruments recycled from garbage. >> i'm harris falkner. they are actually negotiating on capitol hill just as economic analysts say we are about to go over the so-called fiscal cliff, the punishing combination of higher taxes on just about every worker in america and deep spending cuts particularly to our military. top lawmakers are calling in staff members for meetings on this saturday. right now we are told senate leaders are working on a potential deal. still our journalists on the hill are being told there will be n
of trying to change the tax code to limit charitable conjured -- contributions. do you agree on that especially the man from the ayn rand institute. [laughter] >> no. i believe to the extent we have a tax cut it should be as simple as possible with no attempt to dictate what they think is the good use of the money. social policy should not be done through the tax code. john: and i agree. [applause] people would still give. >> i think that point* of view has a great deal of merit but i applaud respectfully say the charitable deduction is an important part of american life. we don't have giving because of the charitable deduction but because we've value that. it is an important mechanism to link communities and. john: the charity does not the deduction. >> is a signal of a set of values. john: from facebook. do think it is better to give time or money? >> is great to do both. john: pic one. >> i don't. [applause] i think the best way to understand how way charitable organization works is to help achieve the mission is put to your time where your money is. john: people who give
the last time they tried to work out a deal, it was successful. they extended the current tax rates for a couple of years and extended long term unemployment insurance and 2 percentage cut in social security. last time they got together it was successful between the two and now they are leading points on negotiation. >> if we don't get a deal before january 1, the taxes go up pretty high. any idea how much people will be paying? >> i think there is a misconception when you talk about the bush tax cuts which are the current rates we're operating under, it only hits folks at the top of the income scale, bush tax cutting all the way to the bottom, all the way up to the top. pretty much anybody who has an income is going to be paying more in taxes if there is not any type of deal to extend current rates. >> shifting gears, it has to do little with the fiscal cliff. news about the secretary of state, she in the hospital tonight. can you update us on her condition. >> this is statement from secretary of state spokesperson, hillary clinton is in the hospital after doctors discovered a bloo
of thigh 2, the question of the, should we tax the richmore. >> yes. >> no. >> i think she goes on instinct, but he understands economy. >> i wish them luck. >> my bottom line if we keep you voting for politicians that want to pass more laws and raise more taxes, and spend more money, the result will be a country governed by piecemeal social implemensocialism,biggest leaves prosperous and less free, being realistic means we have to fight our instinct. that is our show, thanks for watching. watching. good night with fidelity's new options platform, we've completely integrated every step of the process, making it easier to try filters and strategies... to get a list of equity opon.. evaluate them with our p&l calculator... and execute faster with our more intuitive trade ticket. i'm greg stevens and i helped create fidelity's options platform. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account.
, none of your taxes involved, 80ive innovation driven by entrepreneurs taking the risk. competition if a car that gets 100 miles per hour has drawn nearly 100 entrepreneurs. the design competition was first, the cars had to pass the looks test. these cars did. next is the race. 54 teams will compete to win. the man who raised the money if the prize and organizeed the organization is here. >> we have entrepreneurs and scientists and engineers to do what only government could do. >> peter joins us from los angeles. you have new prizes now? >> we do. we are having a lot of fun figuring where there could be breakthroughs that you not going on or being driven by large companies or government that is challenging entrepreneurs to make the impossible, possible. >> where do you get the money? who put up the x prize? >> the money, really, comes from a range of different groups, including individuals, and philanthropists and competitions or large corporations, progressive insurance or companies such as that, wanting to make a difference in the world. >> often, we assume this innovation has to
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